Written by Stephen Minch

1990
Work of Ken Krenzel

189 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Gagnon.
Language: English

(120 entries)

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Ross Bertram Introduction
i
Stephen Minch Foreword
iii
Ken Krenzel Credo
v
Ken Krenzel Soft Cards two cards that are face to face are suddenly back to back, gaffed
Inspired by 3
Dr. Ford Rogers, Eric F. Impey Double-Card Gimmick two cards glued together on one end
3
Ken Krenzel Bust-Out Aces cards appear perpendicular face up in deck one by one, deck is spread on table in between, gaffed and ungaffed method
6
Ken Krenzel Invisible Reverse Transfer center card reversed to anywhere
8
Ken Krenzel Perpendicular Jog moving card in center into perpendicular position
9
Ken Krenzel Thrust and Parry
10
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Variations 12
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
13
Ken Krenzel The Haunted Jacket peeked-at card turns over twice in pocket, then deck vanishes in pocket
Inspired by 15
Louis Histed The Pocket Pass pass done as deck is pocketed
15
Cliff Green, Louis Histed Histed Pocket Pass Handling pass done as deck is pocketed to control peeked at card
16
Ken Krenzel, Louis Histed Half-Passed Histed half pass in pocket
16
Dai Vernon Alignment Move
17
Ken Krenzel The Shifting Sands of Tutankhamen mathematical counting trick with pyramid layout
20
Ken Krenzel The Matchbook Dervish matchbook moves on hand, impromptu
25
Ken Krenzel Turn-Tail Match match turns over when pushed through fist
Inspired by 28
Ken Krenzel An Estranged Exchange coin and card change place, nothing more used
Inspired by 33
Ken Krenzel Kicked Thru!
33
John Ramsay Ramsey Subtlety
34
Ken Krenzel, Horace Goldin Card-Coin Goldin Change visual
34
Ken Krenzel Kicked Thru Production
35
Ken Krenzel The Hollow Card using Double-Card Gimmick to hide coins
Inspired by 36
Ken Krenzel The Coin of Mycroft marked coin vanishes and reappears in deck in card case next to selection
38
Stephen Minch Coin Cut History history of the plot
38
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
Related to 38
Ken Krenzel, Paul Harris Hi-Ho Silver Vanish Variation fake pick-up from deck
39
Ken Krenzel The Condensed Aces Four spot is produced and splits in Twos, then in Aces, two methods, one with two double facers
Variations 43
Jerry K. Hartman Popover Flourish
43
Edward Marlo Visual Retention Change
45
Bill Simon Necktie Add-On
45
Ken Krenzel Subterranean Shelf card shelf design
47
Ken Krenzel Impromptu Knee Shelf
48
Ken Krenzel The Subterranean Shelf and Related Ideas
49
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo Packet or poker-hand switch card shelf, adaption of Ed Marlo's "No Palm Switch" (New Tops Vol. 7 No. 6)
49
Ken Krenzel Paul Curry's Open Prediction outline of method with card shelf
50
Ken Krenzel Joint Futures double prediction with addition from card shelf
50
Ken Krenzel Krenzel on the Cavorting Aces
52
Stephen Minch History of the Cavorting Aces
52
Dr. Jacob Daley, Ken Krenzel Daley's Turnover Pass Variation
53
Ken Krenzel Passe-Deux Aces production with transformation/transposition element, streamlined handling
Inspired by 57
Jerry Andrus Drop Change variation of Jack Merlin's Tip Over Change
58
Ken Krenzel There and Back Again progressive aces with backfire ending, nine double facers
59
Stephen Minch History of the Progressive Aces Plot
59
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse here with small packet
61
Ken Krenzel Penthouse Progression (with a Foreclosure) progressive aces with backfire ending, ungaffed
64
John Benzais, Ken Krenzel JB Kop with some finesses
64
Ken Krenzel Open and Shut Case using case that permits to cut the cards when taking them out, memorized deck
71
Ken Krenzel Camouflaged Card-Index open index principle, see also "Up She Rises" for non-case applications
Related to 71
Ken Krenzel The Case of the Missing Link ungaffed memorized deck, Open and Shut Case
74
Ken Krenzel Ruse et Noir eight cards OOTW
Inspired by 76
Karl Fulves Vector Switch
Related to 76
Ken Krenzel, Karl Fulves Partial Vector Switch
Inspired by 78
Ken Krenzel Milk Run psychological with out
80
Max Katz Max Katz Switch kind of bottop change bottom deal at the back, as out for stop trick
81
Ken Krenzel Reversed Decision performer turns over card thought of by spectator
82
Ken Krenzel, Henry Christ Flexible Christ Spread Switch
Inspired by 83
Ken Krenzel, Jerry Andrus Naturalized Brainwave ungaffed, method inspired by Jerry Andrus' "Surprise Reverse" (Andrus Deals You In)
85
Ken Krenzel Thought Bridge banded deck is tossed out, one spectator peeks a card which is divined and might travel to pocket from banded deck, ungaffed
Related to 88
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
89
Ken Krenzel Going Up
95
Ken Krenzel Flourish Insertion one-handed insertion of top card in center
96
Ken Krenzel Front Double Deal
96
Ken Krenzel Front Center Deal
97
Ken Krenzel Bouncer ungaffed version with banded deck
Inspired by 98
Ken Krenzel Hand Swing Turnover
99
Ken Krenzel Rebound card comes to bottom in banded deck
100
Ken Krenzel Turnover Pass with Banded Deck crosswise bondage
100
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo The Doppelgänger Deck applying the JB Kard Kop
Inspired by 102
Ken Krenzel Up She Rises approaches to the named rising card, ungaffed memorized deck
Related to 107
Ken Krenzel, Fred Robinson On-the-up-and-up Move
108
Joseph K. Schmidt "Command Performance" Rise
109
Ken Krenzel One-Card Middle Pass brief
109
Jack McMillen, Ken Krenzel Plunger Rise with method for getting into it
110
Stephen Minch Plunger Principle credit information
112
Ken Krenzel Protean Rise ungaffed stacked deck
113
Ken Krenzel Cardapult card shoots out of in-the-hands spread
114
Ken Krenzel Royal Headache card on top of deck moves
Inspired by 115
Ken Krenzel The Eerie Spin-Out
116
Ken Krenzel Witch's Spit one of five cards selected, it moves forward by itself
Inspired by 118
Unknown Fan Crimp card in small fan
118
Ken Krenzel, James Lewis Inversion Revision
120
Jack Miller Jack Miller Color Change herrmann pass with arm swing
121
John Henry Anderson, John Mulholland The J.H. Anderson Slip as a Reverse
Related to 122
Ken Krenzel The Profoundly Flippant Reverse one-handed effect in which peeked-at card appears on deck, vanishes, reappears face up in center
124
Looy Simonoff Flippant Change in detail
124
Ken Krenzel The Hammock Change one-handed color change
127
Ken Krenzel Two in a Hammock two selections appear on deck one by one one-handed, then vanish and travel into pocket, two double facers
130
Gary Ouellet Touch Force
130
Unknown Bottom Reverse deck turned over above cards, credit information
132
Ken Krenzel The Organic Tunnel Change card pushed through fist changes, ungaffed
133
Ken Krenzel Tunnel Visions multiple phase routine with several transformations
139
Stephen Minch Card Tunnel Effects credit information
140
Jerry K. Hartman Tunnel Disappearance card vanishes when pushed through deck perpendicular
144
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces
148
Arthur H. Buckley Burglar Load loading cards between outjogged cards
149
Ken Krenzel The Thought Stealers named card appears between two Jokers that are pushed through deck ala tunnel
152
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
Variations 154
Ken Krenzel The Relativity Two Step
161
Ken Krenzel The Finger Servante impromptu holdout/profonde pocket for stand-up
163
Ken Krenzel Vanish of Small Object with impromptu finger servante
164
Ken Krenzel Finger Servante Card Change
165
Ken Krenzel Chopper - An Overhand False Shuffle
167
Ken Krenzel False Dovetail Shuffle
169
Ken Krenzel, Dai Vernon The Fan Lift Addition as an addition
Inspired by 171
Ken Krenzel, Larry Jennings The Non-Contact Optical Toss
Inspired by 173
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo The Dorsal Cull variation of Ed Marlo's Movable Card Pass (New Tops)
175
Ken Krenzel Free-Form Peek Control refinements to standard peek control
177
Ken Krenzel Step on Palm deck laying on hand with fine step
177
Ken Krenzel All-Around Square Up
178
Ken Krenzel Slide Steal inspired by Crosthwaite's "LTP Peek", fingertip side steal after peek
180
Ken Krenzel The Top-Card Middle Pass moving top card to any position
183
Ken Krenzel A Spelling Trick card visibly vanishes from top and reappears at spelling position
184
Ken Krenzel Swain's "Passing Along the Vanishing Aces" or Latta's "The Vanishing Collectors"
Inspired by 185
Richard Kaufman The Dissipated Aces aces vanish from top one by one
185
Ken Krenzel The Flexi-Deal see also Ed Marlo's Push-Pull Bottom Deal (New Tops)
186
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction Handling
Inspired by 187
Ken Krenzel The Gravity Bottom Deal
188